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He promised me that everything I was going to experience would be turned into tales Dinesen subsisting on oysters and Champagne but also amphetamines which gave her the overdrive she reuired And the rituals daily and otherwise that guide these artists Isabel Allende starting a new book only on January 8th Hilary Mantel taking a shower to combat writers' block I am the cleanest person I know Tallulah Bankhead coping with her three phobias hating to go to bed hating to get up and hating to be alone which could she mute them would make her life as slick as a sonnet but as dull as ditch water Lillian Hellman chain smoking three packs of cigarettes and drinking twenty cups of coffee a day and after milking the cow and cleaning the barn writing out of elation depression hope That is the exact order Hope sets in toward nightfall That's when you tell yourself that you're going to be better the next time so help you being any kind of creative is an immense challenge but being one when you are a woman is even complicated this book is yet another reminder and proof of that nevertheless it filled me with enthusiasm as in 'if they could so can i'
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Daily Rituals Women at WorkGod Diane Arbus doing what gnaws at her Colette locked in her writing room by her first husband Henry Gauthier Villars nom de plume Willy and not being let out until completing her daily uota she wrote five pages a day and threw away the fifth Colette later said A prison is one of the best workshops Jessye Norman disdaining routines or rituals of any kind seeing them as a crutch and Octavia Butler writing every day no matter what screw inspiration Germaine de Stal Elizabeth Barrett Browning George Eliot Edith Wharton Virginia Woolf Edna Ferber Doris Lessing Pina Bausch Frida Kahlo Marguerite Duras Helen Frankenthaler Patti Smith and 131 on their daily routines superstitions fears eating and drinking habits and other finely and not so finely calibrated rituals that help summon up willpower and self discipline keeping themselves afloat with optimism and fight as they create and avoid creating their creatio I picked up this book thinking it was of an account of building effective work habits for women The stories are a bit repetitive a lot of artists get mixed up with substance or affairs wake up early shut themselves in and dedicate a lot of time to their work I found a few good uotes but overall struggled to get through what felt like of the same
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PDF È BOOK Daily Rituals Women at Work Å GWAIRSOFT Ô [Read] ➲ Daily Rituals Women at Work By Mason Currey – Gwairsoft.co.uk More of Mason Currey's irresistible Daily Rituals this time exploring the daily obstacles and rituals of women who are artists painters composers sculptors scientists filmmakers and perMore of Mason Currey's irresistible Daily Rituals this time exploring the daily obstacles and rituals of women who are artists painters composers sculptors scientists filmmakers and performers We see how these brilliant minds get to work the choices they have to make rebuffing convention stealing or secreting away time from the pull of husbands wives children obligations in order to create their creationsFrom those who are the masters of their craft Eudora Welty Lynn Fontanne Penelope Fitzgerald Marie Curie to those who were recognized in a burst of acclaim Lorraine Hansberry Zadie Smith from Clara Schumann and Shirley Jackson carving out small amounts of time from family life to Isadora Duncan and Agnes Martin rejecting the demands of domesticity Currey shows us the large and small and abiding choices these women made and continue to make for their art Isak Dinesen I promised the Devil my soul and in return These little snippets are like crack to my soul